East Grinstead, London Road 1914

East Grinstead, London Road 1914

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Memories of East Grinstead

Wolseley 1902

The car in this photograph is a Wolseley 10 HP car and a similar car can be currently seen on our website. The car on the website was part of a collection owned by the Lucey family in Ireland that was sold in 2007. http://www.wolseleyworld.com/index.php

Sally Busby(Nee Bench)

I had to leave this school due to my father's death and missed it terribly. ALL my closest friends were now too far away to see. Because it was a boarding school, it was like being taken away from my family. My most enjoyable young years were had here.

A memory of East Grinstead

The Whitehalls

Who remembers the Whitehalls near the traffic lights in the High Street? It was owned and managed by a guy called Mr. Heuser? A very popular venue in the mid sixties for dancing ...Read full memory

Folk Club

The pub in the background is the Ship Inn. In the late 60s/early 70s I used to go to an excellent folk club in a room above the pub.

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About this photo

By 1914 the Cinema De Luxe had appeared at the south end of London Road. Some of the buildings on the left further downhill remain, but the street was largely rebuilt in the 1930s suburban shopping parade style.

This is an excerpt from Sussex Photographic Memories, by Martin Andrew

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